The tide is on the ebb.
Shio ga hiiteiru.
tide; current; salt water; opportunity
indicates sentence subject (occasionally object); indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions); but; however; still; and
to pull; to draw (attention, etc.); to attract (interest, etc.); to draw back; to draw (a card); to draw (plan, line, etc.); to catch (cold); to play (string instr.); to look up (e.g. dictionary); to consult; to haul; to pull (vehicles); to subtract; to ebb; to fade; to descend (from); to inherit (a characteristic); to quote; to raise (as evidence); to lay (a cable); to draw (a cable)